(National) is a
membership organization of families of prisoners, prisoners,
former prisoners and other concerned citizens. Middle
Ground Prison Reform serves as a member of the Board
of Directors of this organization, and is an active
affiliate of National CURE.
CAADP (Coalition of Arizonans
to Abolish the Death Penalty)
This group works specifically to abolish capital
punishment in Arizona. See also: Arizona Death Penalty Forum.
Criminal Justice Reference Service
The abstracts database is a near-comprehensive source
of academic and industry documents in criminal justice.
Archive of Criminal Justice Documents
Maintained by the University of Michigan. I recommend
using it in conjunction with the NCJRS abstract database.
Prisons and Prison Law
Maintained by Arnold Erickson of the Prison Law Office
in San Quentin. Well organized and authoritatively sourced.
California Coalition for
Organizing around medical care, HIV/AIDS care and prevention,
control units, and other issues affecting California
Stop Prisoner Rape
Well-organized site with practical advice for prisoners.
Prison Issues Desk
Excellent radical site maintained by the Prison Activist
Resource Center in California. Archive of mail list
discussions, links to prison activist groups and the
Critical Resistance conference, huge number of document
Full Coverage - US Prison Issues
An easy way to keep up on current news coverage of US
Industry mega-site for corrections organizations, unions,
and a mind-boggling number of product/service suppliers.
Federal Prisoner Inmate Locator
Bureau of Justice
National Institute of Justice
Health Issues in Prison Links
HIV/AIDS Legal Network Prison index
An excellent and authoritative source for Canadian,
Australian, and other international legal and policy
in Prison Committee of California Prison Focus
Judy Greenspan, formerly of the HIV/AIDS in Prison Project
of Catholic Charities, now chairs CPF's HIV in Prison
The Body's Prison
The Body is one of the HIV/AIDS "super-sites" (see HIV/AIDS
links below). Their prison reference page provides links
to a number of specific articles and publications.
HIV Insite is another HIV/AIDS "super-site" operated
by the University of California at San Francisco. Their
prison site links to prison-related info in the "AIDS
Knowledge Base" on-line textbook, as well as other documents
and sites. Also a very useful tool for searching recent
news documents about HIV/AIDS and prison.
AIDS in Prison
Project of the Osborne Association
New York City-based organization providing a helpline
and other services for New York prisoners with HIV.
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies.
Monthly newsletter published by the HIV Education Prison
Project of the Brown University AIDS Program.
Plus - Special Issue on Prisons
HIV Plus is a bimonthly publication focused on research
and treatment issues. The December 1999/January 2000
issue focuses on prisons. It includes articles on segregation,
privatized prison health care, models of good practice,
Correctional HIV Consortium
No longer in existence as an organization, but the site
contains some useful information about their quarterly
educational updates for prison health care providers.
out about public hearings and proposed laws.
United States District Court of Arizona